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The Kiss is Gustav Klimt’s most famous painting from his whole career and also from his ‘golden period’ during which he used real gold and silver leaf in his paintings. The artist’s recent sensual works before The Kiss acquired him the title of enfant terrible, meaning the terrible child. A term used for the geniuses who have the unorthodox views towards the conventional wisdom. The Kiss isn’t especially sensual. Instead, it was well reviewed by the viewers and gained the artist some more reputation during his golden time. Though for his other scrutinized works he famously quoted, “If you can not please everyone with your deeds and your art, please a few”. The painting represents a couple busy in romantic apogee of sensual pleasure. The man in the long robe is […]

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Referred sometimes as the Austrian Mona Lisa, “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I” by Gustav Klimt is a world-known portrait of a wealthy society aristocrat woman named Adele Bloch- Bauer. The whole painting is depicted with real gold and silver leaves, and some regular oil paint. There was also another portrait of the woman called Adele Bloch Baucer II. The Painting made the Austrian artist so famous and main stream, that after the exhibition of the work, he got many commissions. The painting was from his golden age during which he worked with real gold and silver for his paintings. This wasn’t his first time use of paintings. Painting broke all records of being expensive in June 2006 by a staggering amount of $135 million paid by […]

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